If all else fails, act as if you belong…
NPR reports a Wisconsin man is in jail for walking into a Denny’s, announcing he is the new manager and cooking himself a burger. How long is the jail term for Awesome in the second degree?
Kentucky~ The Murray City Council discusses whether or not to make students buy a city sticker. MSU gets some B-Ball payback! The gambling amendment is DOA in the senate. A pseudoephedrine bill is withdrawn. The state Supreme Court will hear redistricting arguments today. A group challenges Beshear’s prayer breakfast.
Gentlemen, telling the ladies that you have a Silver Star, Purple Heart and the Congressional Medal of Honor may get you more than shot down at the bar…
NPR reports the Supreme Court is considering whether or not claiming you’ve won medals could get you thrown in the clink.
Kentucky~ Paducah officials want to reevaluate the areas earthquake risk. Senator Paul does some pro bono surgery in Paducah.A Paducah juvenile was arrested for burning down three homes. State officials debate the drop out age bill. The UPIKE debate continues.
Tennessee~ The “Don’t Say Gay” bill loses some momentum.
Big Pharma gets a do-over…
NPR reports the FDA isn’t pulling any punches while they reevaluate weight loss drugs previously denied because of side-effects. Sure you’ll grow a third ear, but at least you’ll be skinny!
Surprise! Big schools bring in big money.
NPR reports Harvard and Yale once again top the list of colleges for money received in 2011.
Kentucky~ Gov. Steve Beshear defends Paducah’s nuclear-enrichment plant. The University of Pikeville could become a part of the state’s higher education system. The House approves an Amish buggy bill. New legislation could give whistleblowers a cash reward. A teen is charged with killing her newborn child. Surface mining opponents rally in Frankfort. Paducah’s Fountain Avenue comes a step closer to restoration.
…and she has it all. Adele sweeps the Grammys, winning all six categories she was nominated for.
NPR reports the singer dominated the awards show, performing for the first time following throat surgery last year.
Kentucky~ Say good-bye to warm weather: winter storms are coming this way. An Amish man’s heartfelt letters sway state lawmakers (when not busy challenging health reform). Managed care operators fumble early on after taking over Mediciad. The Murray State Racers bounce back. A series of pharmacy thefts worry business owners. The Delta-Mariner is due for repairs in Paducah.
Controversial contraceptive coverage continues to cause commotion, but…
NPR reports contraception coverage laws have been in place for years.
Kentucky~ The Racers’ perfect record is tarnished. Schools will hold BMI screenings to combat growing childhood obesity rates. Pressure builds on lawmakers to pass a gambling amendment. Beshear appoints a commission to study the state’s tax system. An early look at traffic fatalities show an increase over 2012.
Tennessee ~ Union City loses another major employer.